What Happened on October 23, 1905

Historical Events

  • Edward Milton Royle's play "Squaw Man" premieres in NYC

Famous Birthdays

  • Alexander Shamil'yevich Melik-Pashayev, Georgian conductor and composer (Bol’shoy Theatre, 1931-62), born in Tblisi (d. 1964)
  • Felix Bloch, Swiss-American nuclear physicist (1st Director of CERN, Nobel Prize for Physics 1952), born in Zürich, Switzerland (d. 1983)
  • Gertrude Ederle, American swimmer (1st female English Channel 1926), born in NYC, New York (d. 2003)
1905 Highlights

About October 23, 1905

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 117 years, 3 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Scorpio